The Streets Original Pirate Material

Sabrina Mahfouz looks back on Original Pirate Material’s armchair garage revolution

‘Original Pirate Material’ is 15. Here, poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz remembers her conflicted relationship with Mike Skinner’s ‘sex, drugs and on the dole’ narratives

Stefflon Don interview

Stefflon Don gets real

Niloufar Haidari talks cake-making, YouTube comments and wining on Ed Sheeran with the ascendant star of UK rap

COUM Transmissions are digging up the roots of their rebellion

Before Throbbing Gristle, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Cosey Fanni Tutti were art degenerates in Hull. Here they retrace their early steps

How composer Michael Abels produced the chilling score for Get Out

The composer talks about blending classic horror tropes with African undertones for the year’s most talked-about movie

Big Mistake: A conversation with Manuel Göttsching

Tom Watson meets the iconic German composer to unpick the foundations of his seminal work, ‘E2-E4’

Floating Points and Daphni at Printworks London

A Fresh Run: Floating Points and Daphni at Printworks London

Is Printworks the saviour of London nightlife? We spent an afternoon losing ourselves to sets by Floating Points and Daphni to find out.

How pianist Matthew Bourne translates Trim’s grime into piano music

Bourne and legendary MC Trim will team up for Nils Frahm’s Piano Day on 29 March

IDLES: Brutal, Honest Truth

Known for their raw punk sound and incendiary live shows, IDLES are on the brink of greatness. Find out how they got to this point and hear their debut here, first

Yours Sincerely, Future Islands

Despite Future Islands’ overdue commercial success, Francis Blagburn finds a band committed to fighting for the hearts and minds of their fans